ISBN13 : 9780890425558
Author(s) : American Psychiatric Association
Publisher : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2013
SKU : 5323BK
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th ed. (DSM-5™) is used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research.
This new edition of DSM-5 is the product of over 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health - it is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations.
The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings-inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.
New features and enhancements make DSM-5 easier to use across all settings:
The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counsellors, nurses, occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.